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tied. which way colorado goes may well we determined by latino voters and we asked barry petersen to atll us more about that. >> i've already voted. y> oh, you've already voted. so there you go. latieporter: the battle for the latino vote in colorado is being waged one house at a time. >> hello there! >> reporter: jesus altamirano works evening getting out the vote for a nonpartisan latino group. when you knock on the door, jesus, who are they leaning owards? o a lot of individuals have been leaning towards obama. >> reporter: latinos are now at least 13% of the colorado electorate and favor president obama 2-1. onwidewide, latinos make up about 9% of voters and are for andobama by more than 3-1. when a national politician talks about the latino vote, the prime topic is immigration. accurate or not accurate in nots of the sentiment? >> definitely not accurate. they are -- we are definitely aroking more for jobs and health care, economy, public education. those are the issues that really ele driving individuals to the polls. hi well, i support romney because of the economy. >> repo
. >> archbishop's first official visit was to saint francis church which was celebrate -- latino church members. followed by a multi-lingual mass. about a third of the perishes serve a large latino population. >>> governor brown is taking action to bring down california's historically high gas prices. today he directed the resources board to take emergency steps to increase state's gas supply. he directed the board to immediately allow oil refineries to make an early transition to winter blent gasoline. and that's not typically sold until the end of the month. aaa says a gallon of regular is averaging $4.65 in the state. >>> if you want to save cash, we're going to help. go to cbssf.com/gas. enter your zip code and find the cheapest gas in your neighborhood. >> this is cool. it was a launch to mark a new era in space flight. >> and lift off. >> just an hour ago a privately owned rocket took off on a supply mission to the international space station. launched from florida. it's the first of a dozen supply flights under a contract from nasa. carrying about 1,000 pounds of food, clothes, experimen
to this race could be arizona's latino population. carmona has a commanding lead among hispanics by more than three to one and on the campaign trail he plays up his puerto rican heritage. >> because i am one of them. they understand i understand the culture, the language, and the challenges of emigrant families. >> reporter: but latino support doesn't translate to votes, says arizona state university professor bruce merrill. >> the problem has been that the hispanics have not voted. they simply have not gone to the polls on election day. >> reporter: with the race in a dead heat... >> you have no idea how it works. >> reporter: ...the debates ever more contentious, each candidates message could depend on who actually hearings it. >> you voted against it. >> reporter: carter evans, cbs news, los angeles. >> brennan: ahead, he's a man in the middle of the campaign debate over how to slow the pace of foreclosures. show america's housing crisis is easing. the number of foreclosures nationwide are down 16% from september of last year. but in florida, one of the hardest hit states, foreclosures are
romney is trailing far behindn fr latino voters, and he made news on illegal immigration today. back in june, president obama announced that he would not deport illegal immigrants who came here as children with their parents. well, today romney told the "denver post": >> pelley: jan crawford is covering the romney campaign. jan, that's new. >> reporter: well, scott, this marks the first time that romney has said he's not going to take away the two-year visas from the people holding them. campgnrces say he's not going to extend them and romney said in the interview that's not going to be necessary because he's going to be ointerm immigr. but this two-year visa program is popular with hispanics, that's a group that could decide the election and romney's got to make up some ground. there's a new cnn poll that has the president with 70% of the vote among hispanics compared to romney's 26%. romney is hitting the president hard on immigration. he's saying he's playing politics with this issue, he's passing what he called a stopgap measure, this two-year program, instead of passing long-ter
in san jose is boycotting the bay area's largest latino grocery chain. mi pueblo is facing criticism over its decision to implement everify immigration screening in its application process. the grocery franchise claims it's receiving pressure from the department of homeland security to assess the legal status of its employees. according to the "l.a. times," a spokesman from homeland security says the agency does not force employers to use its everify program. >>> senator dianne feinstein is taking action against rising california gas prices. she is calling for a federal suppression into gas prices because she doesn't think -- a federal investigation into gas prices because she doesn't think they are related to supply and demand. california is paying the highest gas prices averaging $4.67 a gallon. as you can see, they are higher than that. yesterday, governor brown ordered state smog regulators to allow winter blend gas to be sold three weeks early. and remember, the cheapest gas in your neighborhood, you can find it at cbssf.com/gas. and then enter your zip code. >>> there's been an arre
shows president obama has a huge lead among likely latino voters. 7 out of 10 said they will opt to reelect him. that is slightly higher than the 67% backing the president had from the same group in 2008. >>> and democrats scored a big victory in pennsylvania today. a judge blocked the state's strict new voter id law from taking this election day. republican supporters say it would stop voter fraud. but democratic opponents argue it could keep elderly and minority voters away from the polls because some of them would not have time to get a validid. the law could still go into effect sometime next year. >>> some voters have already cast their ballots. early voting began today in ohio. of course, a hotly contested swings state. both campaigns have get out the vote efforts going on there. >>> and in a quinnipiac university bol redecemberred today, it shows that it is still a close race among likely voters. the president is up 4 points nationwide but among the independent voters the people both sides are trying to win, romney is ahead by 2 points. >> thank you. >>> a bay area egg pro
wants to shore up votes and support from latinos in a tight presidential race he resisted making this a political speech. >> he came here to dedicate this to honor the man and the legacy that cesar chavez left us. >> reporter: although chavez was born in arizona and spent many years growing up in his early adulthood in san jose, this place la paz is where he did his most significant work often working out of this very simple wooden house. the monument in the town of keane near bakersfield also contains the old headquarters of the united farm workers union. this was the birthplace of nationwide boycotts, strikes and fasts by the labor and civil rights leader from 1971 to 1993. the rose garden is his final resting place what do you think cesar would have said about this today? >> don't stop. we haven't finished. keep going. work harder to accomplish more. >> reporter: the cause chavez fought for farm worker rights lives on. in eene, len ramirez, cbs 5. >>> the president is at a fundraiser at the bill graham civic auditorium. tickets are $20,000 per person. we'll have more on the m
the first latino and venezuelan in history to have the honor. they will represent their country disproportionately in this world series. >> i was beaming with pride for the giants but also for venezuela. >> reporter: adriana lopez runs a restaurant in the mission. she says it's about time the world realizes the national obsession for her country. >> this is huge pride. we have had baseball players in the major leagues for a long time, 273 actually in the history of the league so it's a big deal. this is just a consequence of years of players being here and making it to the major leagues. >> it's very exciting. we're -- we must be all very proud all venezuelans to have so much players playing in the world series. >> reporter: omar infante of the detroit tigers says for his countrymen it doesn't matter who wins the series. >> they don't care. it's good because, you know, being in the world series that's not happened a lot of years. >> reporter: all right. we are back live. and the owner here tells me that, yes, everybody wins because you're extending an invitation to players from
a year on the streets of new york. york. 90% of those stopped are young black and latinos and half the time, 350,000 a year are stopped and frisked. in those cases only 10% lead to an arrest. the remaining 90% of those we stop and frisk we embarrass them in front of their community, we din grate them, humiliate them, leading to what? you can go now. >> most people are very judgment tal. they say you need to be socially responsible and not break the law. what you say is you have to get past that. you need to think about what is causing the pain that the addicts are going through. i think you have to address the question about social responsibility. >> you do. we want young people to be socially responsible. it's hard when you're knee capping them every chance you get. when they fail school, no health care, their parental structures have been broken up. this war has been going on a long time. a lot of young people being put away are people who parents have already gotten put away. under sentences, crack cocaine is 100 times penalized. one fair. unfair. we've had very selective rather
and latino students. all students benefit from learning together inside the classroom and out. >> reporter: they've expressed the concern over the use of racial preferences, meaning affirmative action is very much on the line here today. the last time the court reviewed this, just as sandra day o'connor speculated, that race preferences might not be needed after 25 years. the court took this case for review just nine years after she said that. >> wyatt andrews at the supreme court. in a few minutes we'll ask texas governor rick perry about the supreme court case right here on "cbs this morning." >>> the captain of the italian cruise liner who ran aground and capsized has been reported. reports say francesco schettino was let go. he wants to be reinstated with back bay. the costa concordia ran aground nine months ago as the captain steered the ship close to shore adds part of a stunt. 32 people died. >>> luxury retailer niemann marcus put out this year's christmas catalog. as you might expect it has the over-the-top gifts you won't find anyplace else. tarell brown looks at some of those big
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